Smart solution

CGG has launched TailingsPulse™, a smart mine monitoring solution for improving the management and safety of tailings storage facilities (TSFs)


The new multi-method monitoring solution provides mine operators with actionable intelligence throughout the lifecycle of TSFs.

Dave Priestley, VP, Energy Transition & Environment, CGG, said: “TailingsPulse eliminates blind spots and helps mine operators optimize TSF management and mitigate associated risks. Its launch expands our established portfolio of Minerals & Mining services and builds on our successful MineScope™ Earth observation intelligence service. Combined with our leading multi-physics imaging expertise, advanced instrumentation and real-time measurements, CGG is in a unique position to support the responsible management of mineral resources and associated waste.”

TailingsPulse characterizes and monitors TSFs and their surrounding environments in unprecedented detail. At the heart of this offering is CGG’s expert provision, processing and analysis of Earth observation data, which delivers crucial remote, wide-area monitoring of the surface characteristics and behavior of a TSF. Detailed 3D multi-physics imaging – of drone, airborne or ground data – provides subsurface attributes related to structure, seepage and ground water contamination. Enhanced monitoring is provided by Sercel S-scan passive seismic technologies and real-time measurements of strain and temperature, for early warning of evolving hazards deep within the TSF.